Charles Hilary Pritchard Vaughan

Charles Hilary Pritchard was born on October 29th, 1905. He was the son of Lt.-Col. Charles Hamerton Pritchard. The Vaughan was added in order to inherit as he was not a direct descendent. He married Mary Patricia Monck (born 1911) in 1935.

When he died in 1976, the house left the direct line of Cadwgan (an 850 year line).

He was commanding officer of the 2nd Parachute Brigade.

Awards:

Distinguished Service Order (Greece 1944-45)
Commander of the Royal Order of King George I with swords (Greece)

Service (Courtesy of generals.dk and the full dates are available there).

1943 – Commanding Officer 6th Battalion The Parachute Regiment.

1943 – Commanding Officer 2nd Parachute Brigade, Italy.

1943-1944 – Commanding Officer 2nd Independent Parachute Brigade Group, Italy.

1944 – Commanding Officer 2nd Independent Parachute Brigade Group, Italy – North-West Europe.

1944 – Commanding Officer 2nd Independent Parachute Brigade Group, Italy – Greece.

1944-1945 – Commanding Officer 2nd Independent Parachute Brigade Group, Greece – Italy.

1945 – Commanding Officer 2nd Independent Parachute Brigade Group, Italy.

1945-1946 – Commanding Officer 2nd Independent Parachute Brigade Group.

1946-1948 – Commanding Officer Airborne Establishments.

1949 – Commanding Officer 10th Cadet Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

1949 – Retired.